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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 6074182, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6074182
Case Report

Nodular Fasciitis Complicating a Staged Surgical Excision of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

1Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
2Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA

Received 11 August 2016; Accepted 10 November 2016

Academic Editor: Kowichi Jimbow

Copyright © 2016 C. Helen Malone et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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